Welcome to our livestream series, Music to Our Eyes. In each episode, we sit down with various artists to discuss their experiences with vision loss and discuss their commitment to creating music that celebrates diversity and belonging.
Kodi Lee – December 17, 2020
This special holiday edition of Music to Our Eyes features Kodi Lee on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 7 p.m. ET, and is in partnership with Two Blind Brothers.
Kodi Lee is a 24-year-old blind and autistic musical prodigious savant who can recall any music he hears after only one listen. Born with optic nerve hypoplasia, Kodi survived a life-saving surgery at only five days old. He rose to fame after participating and winning Season 14 of America’s Got Talent.
Kodi’s Music to Our Eyes performance will feature a wide variety of covers from his musical repertoire, including You Are The Reason by Calum Scott and Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John. Kodi will also perform holiday favorites, Winter Wonderland by Johnny Mathis and Santa Claus Is Coming to Town by Michael Bublé.
X Ambassadors – August 20, 2020
X Ambassadors’ keyboardist, Casey Harris, was born with the rare genetic disease, Senior-Loken syndrome, which affects his kidneys and retinas. The acoustic performance by brothers Sam and Casey Harris will feature their top hits including, Renegade, Unsteady, Hold You Down, and Belong.